Jordan Casey isn't your typical teenager. At just 19 years old, the Irish entrepreneur has been nominated for a BAFTA, has been named upon elite businessmen on Forbes lists and has established himself as a global advocate for youth empowerment.
Over the last decade, Jordan has founded several technology startups and has established himself as a global symbol for youth entrepreneurship. Having worked on projects with corporations like Google, Facebook and Real Madrid, Jordan has shown that with a voice and support, young people can make a huge difference.
Coinciding with his work in entrepreneurship, Jordan has also been a significant voice in youth politics. An advisor for the European Commission and the Digital Agenda since 2013, Jordan has provided an essential young person's perspective on major successful policies and has been an important lobbyist for youth affairs. Since 2018, Jordan has been the only international Knowledge Ambassador for the Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Foundation for the Dubai Government.
Since 2012 Jordan has become one of the most sought-after international youth speakers, and has spoken at over 200 events spanning 30 countries and reaching half a million attendees. From European Union Events, five TEDx Talks, Schools, Private Events, Major Conferences and everything in between, Jordan's storytelling, versatility, passion and youthful desire to inspire has enabled him to travel 5 continents speaking about what he loves.
Whilst still a student in 2015, he founded the Teenage Entrepreneur Movement as a support group for young entrepreneurs around the world. The organisation currently has over 70 volunteers spanning 7 countries on 4 continents.
Some examples of events he's spoken at:
TiEcon - Santa Clara, California
Web Summit 2013 & 2014 - Dublin
TNW Conference - Amsterdam
EU Innovataion Convention, Digital Action Day - Brussels
Esomar Conference - Nice
Cannes Lions Festival - Cannes
Mindshare Staying Agile - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Guardian Activate - London
Digital Education Show - South Africa
Entrepreneur, pilot and Lead Singer of Iron Maiden
Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market
Advisor, leadership development at Google
Sustainable Business Studio Director at Globant